desserts

Spiced Apple Upside Down Cake

This apple upside down cake has a glaze of caramelized apple slices atop a moist spiced yellow cake.
15 min
PREP TIME
28 min
COOK TIME
395
CALORIES
8
INGREDIENTS

INGREDIENTS 12 SERVINGS

  • 1 cup (2 sticks) (227g) butter , divided
  • 1/2 cup (125 milliliters) firmly packed brown sugar
  • 4 teaspoons (20 milliliters) Pure Vanilla Extract , divided
  • 3 teaspoons (15 milliliters) Apple Pie Spice , divided
  • 2 apples , such as Gala or Jonagold, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 package 2-layer size yellow cake mix
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 container (8 ounces/250g) sour cream

Preparation

  • 1 Preheat oven to 350°F(180°C). Place 1/2 cup (1 stick/113g) of the butter and brown sugar in small saucepan. Cook on medium heat 2 minutes or until sugar is dissolved. Stir in 2 teaspoons (10ml) of the vanilla and 1 teaspoon (5ml) of the apple pie spice. Pour into 13x9-inch baking pan. Place apple slices in even layer in bottom of pan. Set aside.
  • 2 Beat cake mix, eggs, sour cream, remaining 1/2 cup (1 stick/113g) butter, 2 teaspoons (10ml) vanilla and 2 teaspoons (10ml) apple pie spice in large bowl with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds or until moistened. Beat on medium speed 2 minutes. Pour batter over apples.
  • 3 Bake 25 to 28 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan on wire rack 10 minutes. Invert onto serving platter. Spoon any remaining sauce over apples. Serve with whipped cream, if desired.

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